Public Affairs Hour
Today, Lynn Ware Peek and Missy Hilton first talk with Michael Sandler, author of the book “Barefoot Running: How to Run Light and Free by Getting in Touch with The Earth”. After a near-death accident that created the doubt he would ever walk again, he did and credits barefoot running with giving him back the ability to do the sport he loves, running. In the second half of the show, a conversation with Richard Arum, author of “Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses”, asking are undergraduates really learning anything once they get there? Also, Missy Hilton’s “Health from the Hood”.
Today Nell Larson and guest host Greg Peters, Summit Land Conservancy’s Conservation Director fill the hour with the Utah Sierra Club. Their first guest is Marion Klaus, Chair of the Utah Chapter of the Sierra Club, talks about its origins and some of the incredible projects they have going on. Then, Mark Clemens, the lobbyist and chapter manager of the Utah Sierra Club, who has been keeping a close watch on the Legislature and a number of bills that could effect our environment.
Pam Wylie and guest host John Wells have 3 in-studio guests today. First, Jon McKeon, Branch Manager and Senior Investment Advisor for UBS Financial, talks about where the economy is going and what investment opportunities are ahead. Lynn Dunn tells about her start-up company, Student Success 101. Then, Chad Knaras, of CKM Collision, Park City, talks about his Park City business.
Today, co-host’s Larry Warren and Pam Wylie take on both sides of the issue on bill boards, with two guests. Ray Ring editor of High Country Newstalks about his recent HCN article, “Billboard corporations use money and influence to override your vote”. Presenting a different point of view is Jeff Young, Salt Lake City Division manager for YESCO, a sign-making company. Then, Paul Pierson, co-author with Jacob S. Hacker of “Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer-and Turned It’s Back on the Middle Class”, discusses where national politics went wrong in the 70′s (and after) and how to make it right.
On today’s show, co-hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Missy Hilton first talk with Brian Macanery of the National Weather Service, who details some weather predictions. In the second half of the hour, David Owen, author of the book, “The Conundrum: How Scientific Innovation, Increased Efficiency and Good Intention Can make Our Energy and Climate Problems Worse”.
In our commemorative tribute, Olympic Tales from the Wasatch Back, John Rosen talks about his excitement standing along the wall of the Bobsled track, officiating the event and witnessing Olympic Glory.
Co-hosts Nell Larson and Chris Cherniak first talk about the case recently argued in front of the Supreme Court which could change how the EPA enforces the Clean Water Act. Guest Larry Levine, a legal analyst with the NRDC explains what this case is about and the consequences. In the second half of the show, Chris talks about the recent visits to Parley’s Park Elementary, Park City High and the Park City Medical Center and what they are doing to reduce waste and waist lines.
On today’s show, co-hosts Larry Warren and Pam Wylie talk with Chuck Coonradt, creator of Game Of Work, how to turn businesses into a game by keeping score. Then, a conversation with William Bratton, former police chief in Los Angeles and former NYPD Commissioner. Williams is co-author with Zachary Tubin, of “Collaborate or Perish! Reaching Across Boundaries in a Networked World”.
Today is the Special Pledge Edition of Community Voices. Co-hosts Larry Warren and Pam Wylie are joined by Joe Wrona, representing Wrona Law Offices, the Pledge Drive Sponsor during Community Voices. Their guest today is Maryann Martindale, Executive Director of Alliance for a Better Utah, a non profit advocacy group.
In commemoration of the 10 year anniversary of the 2002 Winter Olympic games, during the month of February our continuing series, Tales from the Wasatch Back, will feature stories from the memories created by those games. In this installment local Jill Orschel recounts her story of how she reached Olympic gold in the sport of…pin trading.